Elizabeth Wolock, B.A.

Elizabeth WolockBiography

Elizabeth is a doctoral student in the Pediatric Psychology Lab under the mentorship of Dr. David Janicke. She graduated from Tufts University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in Clinical Psychology and Child Study/Human Development. While at Tufts, Elizabeth wrote an honors thesis examining the relationship between internalizing symptomatology and chronic physical illness, in collaboration with Dr. John Weisz’s Lab for Youth Mental Health at Harvard. After graduation, Elizabeth worked as a Lab Manager in the Lab for Youth Mental Health. In her role, she coordinated the lab’s youth psychotherapy outcomes meta-analysis as well as a study on a school-based mental health intervention for elementary and middle-school aged youth experiencing anxiety, depression, behavior problems, and trauma.

Research Focus

Elizabeth is interested in the psychosocial outcomes of and development of effective, accessible behavioral interventions for youth with chronic illness, specifically those with weight-related issues.

Publications

Wolock, E. R., Queen, A. H., Rodríguez, G. M., & Weisz, J.R. (2020). Chronic Illness and internalizing symptomatology in a transdiagnostic clinical sample of youth. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 45(6), 633-642. https://doi.org/10.1093/jpepsy/jsaa028 (Links to an external site.)

Evans, S.C., Díaz, K. I., Callahan, K. P., Wolock, E.R., and Fite, P.J. (revise and resubmit). Parallel trajectories of proactive and reactive aggression in middle childhood and their outcomes in early adolescence. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology.

Price, M. L., Weisz, J. R., McKetta, S., Ford, J., Lattanner, M., Skov, H., Wolock, E. R., Hatzenbuehler, M. (Revise and resubmit). Structural sexism moderates efficacy of psychotherapy for girls: Results from a spatial meta-analysis. American Psychologist.

Presentations

Corteselli, K. A., Wolock, E. R., Edelman, A., Weisz, J. R., & Evans, S. C. (2019, September). Is Irritability a top problem among treatment-referred youth? Poster presented at the 3rd Congress on Pediatric Irritability and Dysregulation, Burlington, VT.

Wolock, E. R., Queen, A. H., Rodríguez, G. M., & Weisz, J. R. (2019, April). The relationship between physical illness and internalizing symptomatology in a transdiagnostic clinical sample of youth. Poster presented at the Society of Pediatric Psychology Annual Conference. New Orleans, LA.

Professional Memberships

Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, APA Division 53

Society of Pediatric Psychology, APA Division 54